Department of Anesthesiology

Career Opportunities

Chief, Perioperative Services, Cardiovascular Anesthesiology

The University of Pittsburgh/UPMC seeks a senior level, academically oriented, experienced physician for the position of Chief, Perioperative Services, Cardiovascular Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology. The Chief will oversee and direct cardiovascular anesthesiology services spread over multiple UPMC locations. The successful candidate will provide system-level leadership and management consistent with the overall mission of the Department of Anesthesiology and the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, coordinating the delivery of perioperative care of cardiovascular patients requiring anesthesia, developing and maintaining a team of qualified anesthesia care providers, developing evidence-based standards for the delivery of cardiovascular anesthesia care, and administering objective quality management for cardiovascular anesthesia care in compliance with hospital and JCAHO standards and regulations. The selected Chief will be appointed to the health system’s active medical staff as well as to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Faculty.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated clinical experience and proven interpersonal skills, with a strong interest in advancing the academic, research, educational and clinical mission of the department. The candidate must be board-certified in anesthesiology; possess a medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; have trained through a cardiac anesthesiology fellowship or amassed equivalent experience; possess National Board of Echocardiography Advanced PTE Certification; and have proven administrative and clinical care expertise. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The Department of Anesthesiology comprises over 250 faculty members and over 460 CRNAs providing services at 19 clinical sites within the UPMC hospital group. UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is an internationally renowned academic medical center with a robust infrastructure to support physicians with innovative clinical programs, and biomedical and health sciences research—making discoveries that save lives and change the landscape of patient care at the bedside. As part of our Physician Services Division and a faculty member of the University of Pittsburgh, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with clinicians from around the world, and become part of a vibrant community of health care providers dedicated to making a difference in their chosen field—and in the lives of others.

Interested candidates should apply by sending their curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation via email to Mark E. Hudson, MD, MBA at

The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Anesthesiology Faculty

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Anesthesiology serves one of the nation’s largest integrated delivery systems and is actively recruiting faculty (open rank) who are committed to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and/or research. Our diverse anesthesiology group provides a variety of challenging cases for generalists and other anesthesiology specialists. We are seeking highly-talented applicants to join our healthcare system and offer opportunities in neuro, cardiac, and general anesthesiology throughout an 18-hospital system. Fellowship training or substantial experience is required in these subspecialties. Successful candidates must be ABA board-eligible or certified and qualify for an unrestricted Pennsylvania medical license. The ability to work with a highly productive team is critical to the success of this position.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation via email to:

Mark E. Hudson, MD, MBA
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Anesthesiology
A-1305 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA  15261

NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellows

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Anesthesiology is actively recruiting physicians who are committed to both excellence in clinical care and research for an NIH-funded research training program. Most trainees are recruited from anesthesiology residency programs, but individuals from other clinical specialties may be considered if their research interest is focused on problems in anesthesiology. Trainees are expected to spend at least two years in the program and devote a minimum of 80% effort toward their research.

More information on the program and eligibility requirements can be found on our post-doc research training page.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.


Nurse Anesthetists

UPMC has regular job offerings for CRNAs for the Department of Anesthesiology at various UPMC facilities/hospitals. CRNAs will provide anesthetic care for all types of patients in collaboration with the supervising physician and under the standards of the Department of Anesthesiology, Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

For questions regarding CRNA positions, contact:

Adrienne Scarpino (Administrative Manager)
(412) 647-2992
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